New Florida coach Jim McElwain made his first official hire Tuesday.
Dennis Mavin and reserve Daviyon Draper scored 16 points apiece to lead Florida International to a 59-38 win over Kennesaw State on Tuesday night.
Alex Harris scored 26 points and Florida International made 8 of 10 free throws in the final 1:07 — including both ends of a one-and-one by Lanerryl Johnson — to hold off Florida International 64-61 in the Spartanburg Marriott Upstate Classic on Saturday.
Dennis Mavin had 24 points — including a layup with 3 seconds left in regulation to force overtime — and Florida International topped Wright State 61-59 in OT in the Spartanburg Marriott Upstate Classic on Friday.
Rakeem Buckles had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks to lead Florida International past UAB 78-73 Thursday night.
Ben Cherry scored 17 points, hitting 5 of 6 from beyond the arc, as Charlotte pulled away for a 73-61 win over Florida International on Saturday night.
Jamari Bradshaw’s 3-pointer forced overtime, and he scored five of FloridaA&M’s 12 points in the extra session, to lead the Rattlers over Florida International 93-87 Thursday night.
John Thompson III had little to tell the Hoyas at halftime, but in a good way. Excellence of execution during the first half against Florida International left Georgetown’s coach without complaint.
Jaquez Johnson threw three touchdown passes to lead Florida Atlantic over Florida International 21-6 on Friday.
Gator Hoskins had 137 yards receiving and caught three touchdown passes from Rakeem Cato as Marshall routed Florida International 48-10 on Saturday night.